While the city didn’t see a lot of developments open this year, many plans were announced that will make a huge impact on Detroit.
Rent prices have increased in certain areas in Detroit—has it affected you?
Are you drawn to a certain Detroit neighborhood for the architecture, the history, or the people?
Which restoration has been the most impressive to you?
Are you hoping for a new, modern design? A cool adaptive reuse project?
Where do you go if you want to sit inside for a few minutes?
Have you tried to buy a house in Detroit in the past few years? What do you wish you knew before starting that process?
Now that the bike lanes are completed, how do you feel about them? Has the city communicated its plans effectively?
Where do you like to relax outside in Detroit?
"To see people working so hard to maintain their homes when so many have fallen on hard times around them… to see them planting flowers and sweeping their sidewalk when they’ve got several boarded up, burned down structures nearby… this says a lot about the character and soul of the people who are from here."
After being here and living here, how would you describe Detroit in 2018 to someone who doesn’t live here?
Our open thread addresses the big news on everyone’s mind. What could Ford’s potential move into Michigan Central Station mean for the surrounding areas?
Last week, Warren Evans pitched a new transit plan for metro Detroit. Now’s the time to let officials know what you think.
This week, we’d like to know which buildings you love in Detroit—buildings that don’t get as much attention as the rest.
Do you think the city should enforce the new zoning ordinance? Or should homeowners in Detroit neighborhoods be allowed to rent out rooms for short-term rentals?
It’s go time, Detroit.
You going to a show at Pine Knob this summer?
In our open thread this week, we want to know what your first rental in Detroit was like. How much did you pay in rent?
Have you been searching for a house in Detroit this year? Did you find one? How was the home-buying process for you? Let us know in the comments below.
2018 will be a big year for Detroit development. What would you like to see on the development landscape? Speak up in the comments!
The city is cracking down on large signs on the sides of buildings. What do you think about the ordinance?
Where do you like to hike in the metro area?
This week, we’re talking public transit. Let’s hear your ideas for a new transit line in Detroit.
Amazon is looking for the right city to land its second headquarters. Let’s make a case for Detroit.
Construction is picking up around Detroit. Are you looking forward to new construction or a big renovation?
The downtown convention center could get a new name soon. Should it be named after a Detroit icon? Or should it sell corporate naming rights?
30 buildings all over the city went up for sale last week. We’re taking a look at five with the most potential.
We have a creative task for this week’s open thread: How would you sum up the Detroit real estate market in one sentence?
For this week’s open thread, we’d like to hear which buildings in Detroit should be redeveloped next.